It's been a while since I've updated this blog. In recent months, I've written about Spotify, Neko Case, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, big-box developer Jeff Fuqua, Lauryn Hill, and many more. Below are some highlights.
Endorse Kasim? Yep: Reed has put the city on a great path - but there is much room for improvement.
Atlanta chases its Silicon Valley dreams: Hundreds of new companies and dozens of co-working spaces are making Atlanta a Southern startup hot spot.
Jeff Fuqua: Atlanta's Most Controversial Developer: After 25 years, more than 8 million square feet, and lots of opposition, few have shaped the city like Fuqua.
Atlanta's largest nonprofit patrons: Few have shaped the city's philanthropic world like Robert Woodruff and Alicia Philipp.
Georgia risks passing up millions of dollars in funding to stop foreclosures: Housing advocates say program requirements are too strict, state not on track to meet 2017 deadline.
Why Georgia can't kill Warren Lee Hill: The state's new lethal-injection law undermines its repeated attempts to kill one of its death row inmates.
Chip Rogers' Golden Parachute Broadcast: The former state Senator finally goes on the air at GPB.
Mashable: How Spotify Engineered the New Music Economy.
Consequence of Sound: Neko Case's August cover story
Stereogum: Lauryn Hill’s Rise And Fall, 15 Years After The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill.
Rolling Stone: Man Man Tighten Up for 'On Oni Pond.'
WABE (Atlanta's NPR affiliate): The Historical Heavy Hitters